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What's the font used in Meta Stack Exchange logo?

The font used in Meta Stack Exchange exists or it was made specially for the site? If it exists, what's the font name? Thanks. Here's the logo itself:
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Monospaced question/answer editor on mobile

The iOS and Android apps, as well as the mobile website, use a text area with a proportional-width font for the question/answer editor. Please make them use fixed-width fonts, especially on ...
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Do we need less ambiguous question fonts?

While reading through various questions, I noticed that while in code, tags (e.g., iIl1) are pretty easy to distinguish; in the standard font for questions, they are not (YMMV, but for all ...
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Why is the mod diamond red for question titles in the iOS app? ♦

I know it must have something to do with fonts but if you look at this question in the iOS app, the diamond ♦ is red. On every other system the diamond shows up the same color as the rest of ...
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Chat has the keming all messed up; it's ruining my unproductivity

Just look at this keming: These are just two small examples. These things are all over the place (consider that 't' is the second most frequent letter in English and 'r' is the ninth most ...
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Unicode characters breaks close-vote reason text

The close-vote reason for this question (10K+ link) looks like below: The comma should come after the little guy (웃   ). I don't know if Pekka would agree, but it would be nice to see ...
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Possible issue: Chrome v29 (OS X) currently not showing bold font in post?

Reference Post: Does using an unofficial charger negatively affect overall battery lifetime of a GS4? As of right now (Sep 19, 10:33am EDT) on OS X 10.8.5, Chrome v29.0.1547.65, bold font is not ...
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What font is used in this CAREERS 2.0 advertisement?

I would like to know what font is being used for html code in the careers 2.0 advertisement located on the side of the site.
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Font replacement script for Beta SEs?

I would like to view Beta sites in Deja Vu Sans font instead of Arial, is there a script for switching the font?
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Fonts while viewing stackoverflow appear too small in google chrome

The font on other stack exchange sites including this one looks okay to me but on my ACER netbook (that comes with Windows 7 starter kit) and particularly in chrome browser the fonts are appearing ...
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Can we somehow bring the old score font back? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s up with the new CSS? I woke up today, got a shower and headed to my daily morning stacktivities. I opened the page, and noticed, to my horror, that there's ...
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Did the top level menu font change permanently?

I noticed that Stack Overflow was looking somewhat different today but I couldn't figure out what was going on. Until I compared an already open tab to a newly opened tab. Did the top level menu ...
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Misaligned monospace columns in Firefox

Browsing SO, I often find that my Firefox 15.0.1 on Gentoo Linux will fail to render monospace text exactly as monospace. As I haven't seen letters move when syntax highlighting kicks in, I assume ...
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Where to ask about editing fonts?

I need to ask a question about how to modify an OpenType .otf font to create a subset of the font with limited characters to reduce file size. Where should I ask?
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Stack Overflow Careers' fonts look bad in Chrome

When browsing the Stack Overlflow Careers site, the fonts look really bad in Chrome, while they look good in IE9. The zoom level in Chrome is 100%. Other Stack Exchange sites look good, it's just the ...
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Change chat font from Verdana to Arial [closed]

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Name of the Font used for code snippets on stackoverflow

which font is used on stackoverflow for code snippets? Ex: var $div = $("#preloader"); $.each($.imgNames, function (i, val) { $("<img />").attr("src", $.largePath + ...
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Is the text overflow in the favourite questions' section unique to my setup?

It's not an issue, per se, but I noticed in the section of my profile that displays my favourite questions, the text of the number of votes overflows a small amount into the number of answers. I don't ...
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Change website line heights to unitless instead of pixels

When my browser's minimum font size is set to 17px, the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ looks like this: If you change the CSS so that it uses line-height: 1.2; instead of line-height: ...
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Why is Helvetica only used sometimes, Arial otherwise?

Helvetica (Neue) is used for h1, h2, h3, input, select, button, and a few other specific elements. Yet for the main font declaration on body, Helvetica is nowhere to be found, only its impostor, ...
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Question title font has changed

The question title font has changed. It is no longer Trebuchet MS but is now Helvetica. Is this normal, or is there a problem? Edit (11/22/2011): The font was reverted to Trebuchet MS. Why was the ...
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Font adjustment for certain parts of Stack Overflow

The Consolas font, which the CSS sets as the preferred font for the code blocks on Stack Overflow, looks exceedingly terrible on my machine (it's my favourite font on Windows, but on Linux... blech). ...
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What font is used on the Programmers Stack Exchange site?

I would like to know the name of the body font used in the Programmers Stack Exchange site. I was keen on using it in my blog. PS: Sorry, I do not know if this is the place to ask this, but I felt ...
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Allow selection of font used for code segments

I have several programming fonts installed on my computer and would hate to have to muck about with them to have SO display code segments in my favourite one.
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What font is used in the SO error page?

This font is quite easy on my eyes... Which is it?
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Set the input font for comments the same as the display font

Since the display font for comments is variable width and we can't do formatting that would require a fixed width font for column alignment anyway, is it possible to set the input font to be the same ...
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Add Menlo as monospace font for Mac OS 10.6 users

Mac OS 10.6 (a.k.a. Snow Leopard) includes a pretty new font called Menlo that supersedes Monaco as the default monospaced font. I'd like to petition the overflowers to include it right after ...
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There is no fallback font monospaced text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Not enforcing fixed width font family For monospaced text there is no generic font family in the font stack. This causes problems if a user prefers to resort to the ...
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Using calibri, consolas and other microsoft cleartype fonts by default

In my opinion the website would look much better with calibri as the first font in the CSS font-family attribute. What do you think? This is a screenshot after some firebug hackery (remember to zoom ...
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How to change default font and color in Stack Overflow?

Can someone tell me how to change the default font and color. I can't find the options.
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What's the font used in code blocks?

I quite like the look of the font used in the code blocks that appear on Stack Overflow. What, dear listener, is the font face used for such?
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Not enforcing fixed width font family

Currently the code blocks have a list of fixed width fonts specified in the style sheet, and I'd like them to just be monospace instead. I know I can override it with stylish on firefox to use Droid ...
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Font size inconsistencies between browsers

I was wondering, what is meant to be the correct font size for regular text on the SO-family sites? In Firefox (3.5) it appears as 10pt/13px but in Chrome and Opera it's bigger, about 11pt/15px I ...
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Use code font text in paragraph

String String So let's say this is a question on SO, and I'm asking something about the String class. You'll notice that in the previous sentence "String" has the normal font, I'd like it to have ...
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What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?

What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?
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Spacing on letter pair “vv” is unclear

The font used on the tags links places the letter pair "vv" too close together and make vv read like a w. See the mvvm tag. [Edit: I've just noticed it's the same in the question body text too] ...
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CSS or other bug in rendering page?

Anyone else get screen rendering issues like me? Firefox for Windows 3.5.2 Screenshot: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10105277@N00/3838846646/sizes/o/
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Allow marking text as fixed width font

There are times when using a fixed-width font adds significantly to the readability of the text. It would be nice if we could mark a block of text as using a fixed-width font. I know this can be ...